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he was cited while visiting his mother in august. >>> president obama and mim rot knee mitt romney are back on the campaign trail after squaring off tonight. >> what i talked about was a new economic patriotism that is rooted in the belief of a strong thriving middle class. >> analysts say during the debate he failed to mention his accomplishments and did not counter many of the charges thrown his way by governor romney. >> i saw the president's vision as trickle down government and i don't think that is what america believes in. i see instead a prosperity that comes through freedom. >> mitt romney celebrated the successful first day bait with a surprise pit stop there in denver. he is set to attends events in virginia later today. >>> the polls conducted last night suggest mitt romney was the clear winner of the efficiency presidential debate. a cnn poll of 430 people who watched the debate showed 67% thought romney won compared to 25% who thought president obama won. the cbs news poll of undecided voters found 46% siding with romney, 22% for mr. obama. and 32% saying it was a tie
poll finds that since their first debate, mitt romney has pulled even with president obama. according to gallup's daily tracking survey, 47% of registered voter and 47% -- voters support the president and 47% back romney. and governor romney slammed president obama's foreign policies this morning during a speech at the virginia military institute. he says the president is leading from behind instead of using the country's power to shake history. romney also portrayed the administration as weak for changing its explanation for last month's deadly attacks on the us consulate in libya. >> this latest assault cannot be blamed on a reprehensible resolving israel. no, the administration has finally conceded these attacks were the deliberate work of terrorists. >> the obama campaign is dismillsing romney's speech -- is -- is dismissioning romney's speech -- dismissing romney's speech,. >>> the president is arriving here in the bay area. he's in kern county right now to dedicate a memorial to the late leader cesar chavez. he's speaking there. you can barely see him. he's greeting some support
that shows that mitt romney now taking the lead. ally has a report on the president's time in san francisco. >> reporter: people lined up along the barricades on fifth and howard in san francisco to wave at the presidential motorcade. deb considers herself a mitt romney supporter but still wanted to catch a glimpse of the president. >> i'm excited that he is here. i tuned in to some of the reports last night, and it was very interesting. and just happy to be a part of this. >> reporter: this was president obama's@visit to the bay area. his focus was fund raising. >> it's good for him. he needs to raise money. >> i think it's a good piece of support for him. i think he should visit us often. >> reporter: yesterday 6,000 people lined up to hear the president speak, paying two to $7,500 a ticket. after what most analysts say was a lackluster debate performance last week, mr. obama sharpened his criticism calling governor romney's tax plan a relapse to the past. >> it's to let wall street run wild again, but he's going to bring the hammer down on sesame street. >> reporter: some supporters were
-- ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >>> president obama and his opponent mitt romney are both in new york ahead of tonight's second presidential debate. mr. obama landed at kennedy airport not long ago after a flight from virginia. he spent the last three days at a retreat practicing for tonight's face-off. the president is under pressure to provide a more lively performance at tonight's debate and recapture points lost in the polls. romney is enjoying a strong forward momentum as the perceived winner of the first debate. he landed in a long island suburb earlier today ahead of the debate. he's also spent several days in practice sessions with a companion who played the president's role. >>> tonight's debate puts the pressure on both candidates facing different circumstances. it also takes place with a different forum, fielding questions from undecided voters. reporter john roberts has a preview. >> reporter: the stage is set again for president obama and republican nominee mitt romney to face off. this time on long island not far from the big apple. the second of three presidential debat
that will create jobs, reduce the deficit and unlike mitt romney i'm proud to talk about what is in my plan. [ cheers ] >> because my -- my math actually adds up. >> he flew to denver after that and goes to burbank, california next for a tape aid eastern on "the tonight show" and continues with a campaign event in las vegas. tomorrow he stops in florida, virginia and ohio where he plans to vote in chicago. and mitt romney is also pushing his campaign into overdrive. >> what you are seeing from the obama campaign is an incredibly shrinking campaign. the president is out of ideas. he's out of excuses and in november you are gonna make sure he's out of office. [ cheers ] >> after a rally in red rock, colorado last night, mitt romney is taking stops in nevada, iowa and ohio today. we have these live pictures right now of mitt romney. polls show the two candidates are neck-and-neck with some key king swing states, favoring mitt romney -- key swing states favoring mitt romney, others are favoring president obama. p. >>> as we mentioned -- >>> as we mentioned steve paulson is keeping an eye on the
obama and mitt romney are taking their campaigns to battle ground states today. >> i've come back to cornel college today. i've come back to ask each of you for one big thing. i'm asking for your vote. i'm asking for your vote. >> mr. obama flew to iowa for an appearance in mount vernon. he's ripping apart romney's five-point plan claiming his opponent has never revealed any details about the plan. the president flies on to ohio after that rally. president obama and obama are making frequent stops just ahead of the november election. >>> instant polls reversed the results from the first debate and gave president obama the edge as winner. according to cnn 46% of voters who watched the second debate thought the president won. 36% claimed romney won. after the first key bait -- debate, 67% thought romney won as compared to 26%. >>> when he decide -- when he said that 47% of the people in the country considered themselves victims who refused responsibility think about blah he was talking about. >> the president's exercised have been -- pomcies have been exercised -- policies have been
on the stump after coming face-to- face with mitt romney at an event last night. hear how the rivals traded barbs. ís >>> we are learning more today about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya, the associated press is reporting the cia station chief in libya sent a cable to washington within 24 hours of the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, and said it was carried out by militants. it is unclear whether anyone outside the cia saw the cable. initial media reports connected to the protests across the muslim world because of that anti-islam movie. >>> in lebanon a top official was among people killed when the bomb went off there and injured others there. it is not clear if the violence is tied to the ongoing civil war that is happening in syria. >>> british doctors treating the 14 year old pakistani girl shot by the taliban says she is able to stand with help and to write. doctors say she is communicating freely in writing. she is not speaking yet because she still has a tube in her throat. meantime in pakistan security forces have detained relatives of the man accused in t
that is strong and steady. governor romney's foreign policy has been wrong and reckless. [ cheers ] >> last night, he was all over the map. [ cheers ] >> did you notice that? [laughter] [ cheers ] >> reporter: the president's first -- >> the president's first stop of the day was at del ray beach and he's on his way to an appearance to dayton, ohio with the vice president and heads back to bawd later -- washington, d.c., later tonight. >>> president obama is scheduled for an appearance in the las vegas area -- mitt romney is expected to do an appearance in the las vegas area with paul ryan and then the two will fly to colorado after that. >>> the cnn poll shows a win for president obama. 48% say the president showed the strongest performance while 40% gave the victory to mitt romney. the rest were undecided. a cbs poll on undecided voters also gave president obama saying 48% he won -- saying 53% saying president obama won and then 23% saying mitt romney won. >> they need to go through bankruptcy -- >> governor romney, that's not what you said. >> you can take a look -- >> you did not -- >> i said
ditts. the republican said it was good because of voter fraud. >>> president obama and mitt romney are going through final preparations for the debate tomorrow. the president is preparing in nevada. you can watch the debate here tomorrow. our coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. and will be followed by a special edition of the news. >>> while president obama and governor romney are debating -- are going through debate preps, the running mates are out stomping for votes. vice president joe biden is campaigning today in north carolina. he's criticizing mitt romney for opposing policies that biden says would cut taxes for millionaires and race -- and raise them for for middle-class families. >> how they can justify this? raising taxes for the middle class that's been buried. how can they justify raising those taxes. >> ♪ >> the republican campaign has repeatedly said claims about romney's tax plan are falls. >> we have offered very specific progrowth solutions to get our economy in gear. we can have a dynamic progrowth economy that fosters independence and opportunity verses a stagnant econ
and a half years. republican presidential candidate mitt romney is also campaigning in virginia and says the drop in the unemployment rate is insignificant and not a sign of what he calls real economic recovery. romney says the president really made the economy worse according to governor romney, the numbers are deceptive in part because some people have quit looking for work. >> the truth is if the same share of people were participating in the workforce today as on the day the president got elected unemployment rate would be around 11%. that's the real reality of what's happening out there. >> romney is backtracking on controversial remarks dismissing 47% of americans who don't pay federal income taxes. in an interview last night on fox news he said the comments were "just completely wrong." firefighters quickly knocked out a brush fire in a homeless area today. it started about 8:30 just a few blocks north east of the 880/101 split. firefighters kept it from spending beyond the homeless incampment. >>> -- america's cup races are this weekend along with a lot more. all those crowds mea
. >>> in election news, president obama and governor mitt romney are back out stumping for votes today as the number of campaign days dwindle. the president nice new hampshire where he addressed supporters in a rally. >> the last four years i have watched the american people with their resilience and resolve overcoming the pain and struggle of dealing with the consequences of the worst financial crisis since the great depression. we work too hard to let this country go down that path again. >> mr. obama told supporters voters will soon be able to choose between, quote, a top down policies that got us into this mess or policies that he says are moving the country toward economic recovery. >>> mitt romney is in new york this noontime but he hasn't made any public appearances. so far, he has not made any public speeches. tonight he and president obama will attend a charity fund- raiser in new york city. the dinner is a light hearted bipartisan political tradition. it raised funds for roman catholic programs in new york. >>> tuesday's debate intensified the battle for women's votes. there was a beener p
. today, his campaign managers are accusing mitt romney of misleading voters about several issues including abortion. they say he's hiding more conservative views in order to attract voters. tomorrow, the president heads to florida, the largest battleground state. >> we're just gonna get the heck out of the way and let you succeed. [ cheers ] >> mitt romney continues his campaign today with the support of chris christieraise taxes on small business. i will not raise taxes on business. i will not tase ax -- raise taxes on middle-income people i will not raise taxes on the american people. it's a very different approach. >> no republican has won the presidency without winning ohio. romney plans to spend the next three days in that state. >>> brian kobilka got the call from sweden about 2:20 a.m. that he won the nobel prize. he's a profess at stanford school of medicine and won the prize for ground-breaking discoveries on cell proteins that have helped scientists develop better medication e share urs the prize with duke university professor with robert lefkowitz and he says he alread
to the debate. >> there are really clear distinction between the president and mitt romney even if governor romney is trying to fuzzy up those distinctions. >> reporter: but republicans seem to be tempering expectations. >> i've known paul for a long, long time. he's always hit the ball out of the park. but let me tell you something -- this is his first time. joe biden has been doing this since the 1800s. >> ryan doesn't deny joe biden has political experience. >> i know how he will come and attack us. the problem he has is he has barack obama's record he has to run on. >> reporter: with the polls tightening into a virtual tie, the stakes in danville are high, especially after last week's presidential debate, when mitt romney was widely viewed over being victorious over president obama. joe biden has to avoid making a gaffe. the president said he has confidence in joe biden. >> i think joe just needs to be joe. congressman right june a smart -- is smart and he's an effective speaker -- ryan is a smart and effective speaker but his idea are wrong and joe knows that. >> reporter: ryan says th
, president barack obama and mitt romney head into their third and final debate tonight. final preparations are being made in boca raton florida. it will focus on foreign policy including the war in afghanistan, iran and israel, pakistan, china and terrorism. romney is likely to challenge the president on the terror attacks on the u.s. consolate in libya while mr. obama will try to paint romney as inept on foreign policy. >> blunder after blunder, lots of bluster on some of our most important challenges across this world, iran, no end to the war in afghanistan. >> part of the failure of this president is his failure to outline broad goals, real goals a real of america view on the world should be. >> the moderator will be bob schieffer. the candidates will be seated and they will not be taking audience questions. you can watch the debate live tonight on our sister station kicu tv 36 starting at 6 p.m. we'll be streaming the debate live on our web site at ktvu.com. here on channel 2 since the giants won last night we will be airing game 7. >>> the deadline to register to vote for the presiden
, president obama and mitt romney are racing through swing states trying to attract undecidedded voters. >> our campaign is about big things. we happen to believe that america faces big challenges. we recognize this is the year with the big choice. the americans want to see big changes. i'm gonna bring it to this country. >> romney was in cincinnati and is set to attend a rally later today. >> i was proud and humbled to learn that we colin powell's support in this campaign. >> president obama now has the endorsement of -- of colin powell, the republican, former secretary of state, made the announcement this morning. he said because of mr. obama's policy, the country has come out of the dive and are starting to gain altitude. powell also endorsed president obama in 2008. >>> two new polls show the presidential race remains a dead heat. 49% backing romney and 48% back the president. a "time" magazine poll shows president obama holding president obama leading -- poll shows president obama leading. >>> one person has been killed. another was injured in the shooting in san francisco's missio
romney is practicing in denver. many voters will be paying close attention to it. >> week look for something that people are not completely chosen for the campaign season. we will air the debate live and it begins at 6:00 p.m., president barack obama and republican mitt romney will answer questions about domestic policy and the news will air after the debate. >>> open world conference is now underway and the thousands of attendees may cause traffic delays all week. expect the area to be blocked and right now he is talking about what is next for the company. the ceo delivered the key note address and viewed new cloud computing projects and he is set to speak again tomorrow. the new event heads on thursday. >>> they left neighbors in three different cities, raving mad. ktvu channel 2 morning news has been covering the store since the complaints have been pouring in. beyond wonderland, it went to thousands of people and it also drew a lot of noise complaints and nearly 1,000 from all immediate i was hearing the walls thumbing. >> the music did not stop until 2:00 a.m. and organize
but they have not released any information about that car. >>> in election news, governor mitt romney and president barack obama are staying under the radar as they do final preparation. they will be taking questions from undecided voters taking place in new york. the campaign will give the candidates more than an opportunity to connect with voters out see from the president, a forceful passionate energetic tone that demonstrates the choice we have in front of us. >> i think it is very close. the wind is at mitt romney's back and you can see it on the trail and in the data, but the country is evenly divided. >> but they have raised debates and she plans on following debates questions. you can watch it here on ktvu channel 2 news and you can stay tuned for reaction andnal site.$♪. >> both candidates are out on the campaign trail. they were sent to ohio which a battleground state and is a frequent stop for the candidates. congressman paul ryan also attended his home state of wisconsin. >>> the clock is ticking and if you have not registered to vote you can pick up an education and mos
. >> reporter: the vice president criticized romney's fiscal plan. he also cited a national survey that shows for the first time in more than five-years more americans are feeling better off than they did four years ago. >>> and romney rallied in iowa today. he said the president's campaign falls short of the times. he also mock approximated the president's campaign slogan which is forward, he said for people who are out of work the last four years feels more like backward. >>> along the northeast coast of the united states people are preparing for what some forecasters calling a frankenstorm. hurricane sandy is expected to move up the east coast and hit two other weather systems. the national weather service said to expect wind damage, power outages and flooding. in new jersey n cities are handing out sandbags and encouraging people to prepare. >> plenty of sun and warmer air coming in for your weekend. giving you a beautiful shot there. wall to wall sun. we have just a few high clouds streaming overhead from time to time. that's about it. it was a chilly night. dryer air, clearer skies, s
to head in their only debate. mitt romney is campaigning in virginia. weiss given paul ryan a great review. ryan took time out today to have breakfast with his family in kentucky. he and governor romney will campaign together in ohio tonight. >>> well, some recally right after the debate showed people who are split over who they think came on top. a cnn survey found paul right the winner. 48% to -- ryan the winner. 48% to 45%. a cbs poll found that both candidates made solid impressions but most of those thought the debate was a win for vice president biden. the third survey thought boyden one 50% and -- biden one, 50% and then 31. sandra endo is live in kentucky with more. >> reporter: the day after pundits are debating the debate. >> joe biden is passionate about these issues. he also pointed out how bad this plan of theirs would be for the democrats. >> reporter: joe biden and paul ryan presented starkly divisions for the country. >> 23 million americans are struggling for work today. 15% of americans are living in poverty today. this is not what a real recovery looks like. >> and they
and a gun lying beside him. >>> barack obama and mitt romney are making final preparations right now for their first presidential debate scheduled to begin in less than six hours. it will be held at 6:00 our time, at the university of denver. workers are putting the finishing touches on the stage this morning as both men checked out the setting. both sides agree expectations could play a big role in who people consider to be the winner. >> governor romney is probably a little bit the under dog but i think he will be ready and he's going to be ready on the issues which is really what this election is about. >> i think that expectations are probably working a little bit against us and more for mitt romney right now but at the end of the day i think that the winner is going to be declared by the american people based on what these two candidates say. >> this is the first of three debates between the presidential nominees. the vice president shall nominees also have a debate that happens next tuesday. you can watch tonights presidential debate on ktvu channel 2. our coverage starts at 6:
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